Ukraine’s power & water sources are targeted

October 18, 2022

Russia doesn’t have any chance on the battlefield, and it tries to compensate for its military defeats with terror. Why this terror? To put pressure on us, on Europe, on the entire world.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Airstrikes are targeting power and water supplies across Ukraine, causing “massive blackouts.”

Why It Matters: Russian forces have hit about one-third of Ukraine’s power stations this week, according to President Zelenskyy. Many across the country are left without water and electricity as winter approaches (weather is expected to be between about 30 and 50 degrees fahrenheit later this week in Zhytomer, a city of 250,000 that currently has no power or water).

Missiles, exploding drones again hit Ukraine’s power, water (The Associated Press)

EXPLAINER: Killer drones vie for supremacy over Ukraine (The Associated Press)

by Jenna Lee,